Terminology

An overview of SKF housing terminology is provided in the following:

Types of bearing housings:

  • Split plummer (pillow) block housing (fig. 1)
  • Non-split plummer (pillow) block housing (fig. 2)
  • Flanged housing (fig. 3)
  • Take-up housing (fig. 4)
  • Two-bearing housing (fig. 5)

Split plummer (pillow) block housings:

  • SE plummer (pillow) block housing (fig. 6)
  • SONL plummer (pillow) block housing (fig. 7)

Housing and shaft arrangements:

  • SE plummer (pillow) block housing (fig. 8)
  • FNL flanged housing (fig. 9)
  • SONL plummer (pillow) block housing (fig. 10)
  • SNL plummer (pillow) block housing (fig. 11)
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